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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences, B.S.


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Requirements for the B.S. degree with a major in health sciences (concentration in exercise science, integrative holistic medicine, nutrition and health, pre-health professional studies, pre-pharmacy, or pre-physical therapy)


1. Meet the university general education requirements


(see Undergraduate degree requirements). Note that several courses under #3 below satisfy general education requirements and Health Sciences degree requirements. See courses marked with “*”.

2. Complete the university U.S. diversity requirement.


For health sciences majors, this requirement is satisfied by completing HS 302 .

4. Complete the course requirements specified under one of the following academic concentration areas (exercise science, integrative holistic medicine, nutrition and health, pre-health professional studies, pre-pharmacy or pre-physcial therapy).


Exercise science academic concentration course requirements


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in health sciences with an academic concentration in exercise science must complete a minimum of 128 credits, including the following courses:

2. Complete a minimum of 16 credits (minimum of 6 credits at 300 level or above – minimum of 4 credits must be chosen from exercise science courses) from these EXS concentration elective courses


Integrative holistic medicine concentration course requirements


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in health sciences with an academic concentration in integrative holistic medicine must complete a minimum of 128 credits, including the following courses:

Nutrition and Health academic concentration course requirements


1. Required courses


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in health sciences with an academic concentration in nutrition and health must complete 124 credits, including the following courses:

2. Complete a minimum of 17 credits from the following: (At least 8 credits at 300-400 level and at least 4 credits must be NH courses)


Pre-health professional academic concentration course requirements


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in health sciences with an academic concentration in Pre-Health Professional studies must complete a minimum of 130 credits, including the following courses:

2. Complete a minimum of 21 credits from the following: (At least 14 credits at 300-400 level)


Professional School Admission Requirements


Students are required to review the professional school admission requirements before selecting elective credits.

Pre-pharmacy academic concentration course requirements


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with an academic concentration in pre-pharmacy must complete a minimum of 124 credits.

Including:


  • HS 401 - Human Pathology (4)
  • MLS 210 - Medical Terminology (1)
  • MLS 425 - Medical Biochemistry (4) or  (4) or  (4)
  • MLS 430 - Clinical Microbiology (3)
  • MLS 432 - Medical Microbiology Laboratory (1)
  • CHM 234 - Organic Chemistry I (4)
  • CHM 235 - Organic Chemistry II (4)
  • CHM 237 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)
  • MTH 154 - Calculus I (4)

  • If admitted to the WSU PharmD program, students complete the following courses their senior year taught at Wayne State University: PSC 3110 – Pharmaceutical Biochemistry (3), PSC 3120 Dosage Form Design & Bioph (4), PPR 3020 Intro to Patient Care I (2), PPR 3040 Patient Care I Lab (1), PHA 3030 Pharm Calc & Descriptive Stats (1), PSC 3210 Biotechnology in Therapeutics (2), PPR 3120 Pharmacy Jurisprudence (2), PPR 3060 Patient Care II (2), PPR 3070 Patient Care II Lab (1), PPR 3040 Medical Informatics (2). It is recommended that students consult with the academic adviser prior to enrolling in any of these classes.


    There are two tracks for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in health sciences at Oakland University with a pre-pharmacy concentration and a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) at Wayne State University.

     

    TRACK ONE: Guaranteed admission criteria Oakland University “Health Pro Start” (for entering freshmen only):

          

    1. High school GPA of 3.50 (recalculated, including weighting for AP/honors classes)
    2. Minimum overall ACT score of 25.
    3. Explanation of experience (describe the amount of time devoted to the activity) in these areas:

     

    • health care
    • community service
    • team activities (for example, athletics, debate)
    • leadership
    • high school extracurricular activities
    • employment
    • summer activities

          

    1. Submission of a one-page typed essay describing the student is pursuing HealthPro Start and why s/he should be accepted.
    2. Two letters of recommendation:

     

    • One from a high school teacher, counselor or administrator who is familiar with the applicant’s extracurricular activities, team and/or leadership skills; and
    • One from a nonfamily member who can address the applicant’s healthcare experience, community service and/or employment

     

    If you meet the minimum requirements and complete a separate HealthPro Start application, you will be invited to campus for a series of interviews with representatives from the Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

    Once at Oakland University, Wayne State University/Oakland University “Health Pro Start” Track One participants must:

    1. Maintain a GPA at or above 3.30 during the first year in college. Maintain an overall 3.50 GPA.
    2. Make regular progress towards the B.S. Degree in Health Sciences from OU, taking all courses at OU – NO TRANSFER WORK ALLOWED.
    3. All course work must be successfully completed. Repeated prerequisite courses will not be allowed.
    4. All PharmD prerequisites must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.0) or better.
    5. Complete all academic and non-academic entrance requirements of the doctor of pharmacy program.
    6. Participate in the WSU/OU HealthPro Start Seminar and Doctor of Pharmacy Program mentoring process.
    7. Demonstrate continuing activity in related volunteer work.
    8. Students must declare their intent to enter into the doctor of pharmacy program by August 10, just prior to their sophomore year.
    9. To be considered, the applicant must successfully complete the admission requirements and submit both these applications: a. The Pharm CAS application. b. Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences supplemental application.
    10. The student must be interviewed by the Doctor of Pharmacy Program Admissions committee during the student’s junior year.
    11. The student must be accepted for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy program. a. Notification of formal admission into the Pharm D program will be provided to the student before the completion of their junior year.
    12. After formal acceptance into the Doctor of Pharmacy program, the student must maintain the continuation criteria outlined above.

    TRACK TWO: Competitive Admission Criteria for students who do not meet admission criteria for Health Pro Start or who are already enrolled at OU:

    1. Admission to Oakland University.
    2. Minimum 3.30 GPA.
    3. Score above the 70th percentile on PCAT with no subscore (Writing, Verbal, Biology, Quantitative) below the 50th percentile.
    4. All Pharm D prerequisites completed with at least a 2.0.
    5. To be considered, the applicant must successfully complete the admission requirements and submit both these applications: a. The Pharm CAS application b. Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences supplemental application

Pre-physical therapy academic concentration course requirements


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in health sciences with an academic concentration in prephysical therapy must complete a minimum of 124 credits.

2. Complete a minimum of 12 credits from the following: (At least 8 credits at 300-400 level)


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